Whether obligated or genuinely interested, Cobbers anxiously awaited the words of Dr. Juliet Schor as she took Memorial Auditorium’s stage with confidence Wednesday morning. In accordance to Concordia’s symposium theme of sustainability, Schor, Economics Professor at Boston College, spoke about the current state of the environment and how it willContinue Reading

Concordia student encounters Dalai Lama at Peace Prize Forum Moorhead, MN – Very few people can claim the Dalai Lama has snuck up on them. Concordia senior Anastasia Young recently returned from a trip to the Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis, where she introduced the Dalai Lama before he spoke. Young receivedContinue Reading

International Justice Mission works to educate students on human, sex trafficking Filing through the streets of Amsterdam, potential customers peer into windows where half-naked women kneel on silk sheets and pillows. Glowing red lights outline the women’s bodies as they sway around, beckoning buyers. Amsterdam’s famed red light district whereContinue Reading

A panel of faculty members at the “Chasing Ice” viewing urged students to take action on campus. Students and faculty members gathered in the Centrum Oct. 3 for a viewing of “Chasing Ice,” a documentary about the effects of climate change. After the viewing, a panel of faculty members fromContinue Reading

A class of 20 students gathered at the King Intercultural center Oct. 1 to have a discussion about genocide with the author of “Nowhere: A Story of Exile.” “People don’t think these things happen now, but they do because the world is paying attention to something else,” said author AnnaContinue Reading

Pope Francis was recently interviewed about social issues in the world, and Catholic students at Concordia are praising his proactive comments regarding homosexuality, contraceptive methods and abortion. In Pope Francis’ most recent interview, he encouraged Catholics to focus on all issues of the world, not only the three mentioned above.Continue Reading